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a special meeting to consider a cost-cutting service reduction plan. among the actions being considered the closure of some fire stations. the district had to cut back after measure q failed to get a two-thirds majority in the election last month call for a parcel tax to fund fire services. >>> capitol hill lawmakers now have just four weeks to agree on a budget solution and judging from the rhetoric on both sides, they are getting nowhere. here's susan mcginnis with more on today's scheduled talks and the latest proposal from republicans. >>> reporter: governors from six states are headed here to washington today to tell president obama their thoughts on the "fiscal cliff." the bipartisan group says both sides need to work together to avoid the tax increases and spending cuts due to kick in at the end of the year. >> no one is going to get what they want. but we have to compromise. if everything is going to be on the table, how do we negotiate? >> reporter: republicans have given a counterproposal to the president's plan which he issued last week. they say their plan would cut $2 .2 tr
save one life, we have to take action. >> the focus of the task force goes beyond gun policy. it will also look at mental health issues, emergency response procedures and school readiness. even the media's role in guns and violence. >>> the national rifle association plans a news conference in washington this morning at 7:45 a.m. pacific time. it's going tonight first time that the nra will make officials comments on the connecticut shooting out of a press relief. they opted to wait out of respect for the victims' families. >>> a gun buy-back program was successful. the oakland police department held an event at saint benedict's church last weekend. organizers say days after the event, people are still coming forward giving up all sorts of weapons in exchange for $200 each. >> when we saw the guns, we thought we're so glad we kept the door open asking for guns. >> the weapons turned in range from handguns to rifles including some more sophisticated than what police officers carry. >>> another partisan holdup on the "fiscal cliff." house republicans say they were not able to d
decided to take action. >> the number one thing we're looking for is somebody sitting in aer can for a few minutes, looking around or leaning on a car. >> reporter: pyle and several other volunteers from the eden neighborhood association are taking the concept of the neighborhood watch to a whole new level. >> i said, we're going to do it. and starting tomorrow, we're going to drive the neighborhood and every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and we got volunteers to did it. >> reporter: pyle and his team are focusing their driving patrols during the day because that's when home burglaries are occurring when many people are at work and school. >> we are very well armed. we have a pad and pencil. we have a camera. and we have a cell phone. and if we see anything that we want and on, we'll call the police, 911. >> reporter: as san jose operates with fewer officers, spokesman jason dwyer says response times to property crimes have been going up. >> we understand we're still on the hook for responding to property crimes, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts but at the same time our number one priority is
with these companies and let them know we will have legal standing to sue them if they don't take action. companies during those 60 day call us and say hey, let's figure this out together. >> michael green shows studies that children have the highest levels o of flame retardants in their body. >>> today is pearl harbor day. it was 71 years ago that japan attacked the u.s. military base in hawaii pulling the country into world war ii. more than 2100 americans were killed on this day. 7:55 hawaii time marking the moment the bombing began. national guard aircraft will fly overhead in the missing man formation as well. >>> and here in the bay area. one of the most visible pearl harbor is the annual lighting of the beacon. survivors of the attack will gather there this afternoon for the annual ceremony. the pearl harbor survivors association has been doing this every year since 1964. there are not a lot left, though, sadly after all those years. >>> it4:52, the going the extra mile. the unique way one bay area city is luring in shoppers. >>> and why dozens of television channels suddenly went dark in th
actions are above judicial rule. >>> in japan investigators say missing bolts may have caused concrete ceiling slabs to fall on cars in a highway tunnel killing nine people. yesterday's accident happened deep inside the three-mile-long tunnel about 50 miles west of tokyo. the government says 49 highway tunnels throughout japan will be inspected immediately. >>> some more details surrounding that troubled relationship of kansas city chiefs player javon belcher and his girlfriend kasandra perkins. they had lived apart earlier this year but just got back together. belcher shot and killed perkins saturday before killing himself in front of his head coach and general manager. >>> high winds are a major concern as crews tried to contain a wildfire in the rocky mountain national park. so far the fire has scorched more than 3500 acres in colorado. it's been burning for almost two months now. but strong winds doubled its size over the past few days. it's 20% contained. it was started by an illegal campfire. >>> caught on tape, a girl being bitten while feeding a dolphin 12 days ago at seaworld
rate of 48 frames per second makes the high action scenes more vivid and intense. >> for certain people that are motion-sensitive, it's going to be very strobeoscopic, crisp around the edges. >> warner brothers says they haven't heard of anyone having problems of the you can see the film in 2d. >>> it is the ultimate secret santa and perhaps one of the biggest. >> i guess so. this 30-foot inflatable santa has been appearing on lawns in glendale, missouri. it comes with very specific instructions too. you keep them for 24 hours and then pack him up and put him on someone else's yard someone with kids of course. but no one seems to know who is behind this new fangled holiday tradition. >> oh, my gosh, yes. totally dying to know who started it. >> i don't know how we'll find out. [ laughter ] >> maybe it will always be a mystery. >> well, for now, santa will keep moving from home to home surprising each and every new family in missouri. >> that's a big one. >> it is. but i like it. >> 4:57. >>> fugitive john mcafee is speaking out, what he said he lied about to escape belize. >> plus makin
acknowledge the siege was unanticipated and found no cause for disciplinary action. >>> on capitol hill, house speaker john boehner wants a house vote on his plan b. that's to prevent the country from going off the dreaded "fiscal cliff." it would raise taxes on everybody making more than a million dollars a year while cutting spending to benefit programs like medicare. democratic leaders have already rejected that particular idea. >> we do not have a balanced plan when the president's calling for $1.3 trillion in revenue and only willing to put $850 billion worth of cuts over 10 years. >> president obama had been firm about higher taxes for everybody making more than a quarter million dollars a year. now he appears willing to raise that cutoff point to $400,000. >>> and on wall street stocks rallied yesterday for a second straight day on the hopes that a deal is getting closer. the dow, nasdaq and the s&p all posted impressive gains. the dow by the way is up more than 2% for december and on track now for a fourth straight year of positive returns. >>> more troubles for toyota. the japanese au
point in the gun debate? why bay area lawmakers say action is needed now. >> and temperatures are falling all across the bay area. how low are we going to go? we'll tell ya, coming up. >> we have a new accident in napa plus roadwork may slow you down this morning. >>> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, december 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. the time now straight up 5:00. >>> students return to class in newtown, connecticut today except for the students of sandy hook elementary school. >> that campus will be a crime scene indefinitely after friday as mass shooting. investigators st
longshoreman's association is calling for that action if a deal on a new contract is not reached soon. a walkout by 15,000 dock workers would hold billions of dollars worth of imported goods. >>> and thousands of bay area nurses plan to walk off the job on christmas eve. a spokesman for the california nurses association says it will be a one-day strike, the 8th since september 2011. it will affect seven sutter hospitals in san francisco and two others in san jose. they are add odds over benefits and staffing. >>> they are installing different piping at the richmond refinery to prevent fires. according to the "san francisco chronicle," this kind of piping is made to resist the type of corrosion that's believed to have caused the august fire at chevron. officials tests on the fire are not complete. >>> later this week, state regulators are expected to approve a pg&e plan aimed at improving its pipeline safety guidelines. it is all in response to the explosion of a pg&e pipeline that killed eight people this san bruno two years ago. the "san francisco examiner" says the plan includes rep
today. cbs reporter marlie hall joins us with a new call for action. >> reporter: connecticut senator richard bloomenthal and senator-elect chris murphy met wednesday with a group called newtown united. residents who came together after the shooting to push for a ban on assault weapons. >> good morning, everybody. >> reporter: they may have a new supporter in president obama. he wants new laws to try to prevent another tragedy like the one at sandy hook elementary. >> the fact that we can't prevent every act of violence doesn't mean we can't steadily reduce the violence. >> reporter: as head of the president's task force, vice president joe biden will look into banning assault weapons. but gun advocates say that's not necessary. >> there are lots of things we can do to make sure that only the right people have firearms. >> reporter: there will be at least nine more funerals or viewings today. on wednesday each of the victims was remembered in his own special way. [ singing ] >> reporter: paul simon sang at the funeral for 27-year-old teacher victoria soto. she died trying to protect h
to settle a class action lawsuit over unintended acceleration in some of its vehicles. the settlement is one of the largest of its type in automotive history. drivers sued toyota because floor mats were stuck causing the vehicle to accelerate. under the agreement toyota will install a brake override system and other special safety features on more than three million cars. >> for consumers it means that two major defects in toyota vehicles are going to get fixed. so the bad news, well, how many more defects are there? how many more recalls are there going to be? i mean, after all, toyota in the last three years has recalled over 10 million vehicles. >> if it's approved by a federal judge, toyota will make cash payments to owners who sold their cars at a reduced price due to the bad publicity. the settlement, however, does not resolve claims by people who want money for injuries or deaths linked to the sudden acceleration problem. >>> the bomb squad helped deal with an explosive situation in oakland yesterday. a man cleaning out his basement found more than 5 pounds of dynamite. he called poli
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